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5 Stroke Risk Factors for Women

You may have heard that heart attack symptoms can be different for a woman than for a man. But did you know that the same holds true for stroke?

How to Find the Best Care After a Stroke

Studies show that stroke rehabilitation helps in even the most severe instances. Here are the the newest evidence-based recommendations.

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How to Shake the Salt From Your Diet

There’s no denying it—Americans consume twice the recommended amount of sodium they need every day.

How to Prevent a Heart Attack

Small lifestyle choices can keep your heart beating strong, and it doesn’t take a strict diet or grueling workouts.

6 Ways to Cut Your Stroke Risk

Updated guidelines reinforce why it’s so important to do these six things.

Super Foods for Blood Pressure

Certain foods may have the ability to actually lower your numbers.

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Sex After a Heart Attack

While sex before a heart condition might have been easy, things change after any coronary diagnosis or event. Here’s what you need to know.

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Atrial Fibrillation and Alcohol

Although some alcohol consumption may help protect against heart disease, heavy alcohol intake increases the risk of atrial fibrillation in men.

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High Blood Pressure and Your Sex Life

High blood pressure and certain medications used to treat it can cause sexual dysfunction in men and women. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to continue to have a satisfying sex life.

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The Truth About Sex After Heart Disease

Most people with stable coronary heart disease can enjoy a healthy sex life. And if you’re unsatisfied with yours, there are ways to address the problem.